Meet Our Team
Angela (Ella) Williams | @ellaesthetics
Angela Williams is an esthetician, permanent makeup and microblading artist and lash and laser technician located in the Washington DC area. She is the owner of Ella Esthetics, providing skin care, lasers and IPL, microblading and cosmetic tattooing services in Alexandria, VA.
Angela holds degrees in Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Maryland, which give her an unparalleled technical understanding of the skin, a subject about which she is truly passionate. While earning dual degrees, she simultaneously operated two successful businesses before turning her attention to her true passion, skincare and cosmetic tattooing. She now holds licenses in esthetics, permanent makeup and tattooing in multiple states including Virginia, Florida, California and NYC. As is evidenced by her career, Angela believes education is the key to long term success and she commits herself to a lifetime of learning and educating others at every opportunity.
Julie Swendiman | @jul.aesthetics
Julie is an eyelash extensions technician, facial and body waxing specialist, and a licensed cosmetologist. She received her cosmetology license in 2010, and has been working in the beauty industry for ten years. She is an Xtreme Lashes and Borboleta certified lash extension technician, and provides classic and hybrid lash services for her clients. She has attended four lash extension trainings and seminars, as well as two hybrid and volume training sessions. She is a certified microblading and permanent makeup artist through Ella Esthetics and Everlasting Brows. She co-owned and operated her own business, Gild Beauty Bar, in Redding CA, for three years, providing services such as microblading, eyelash extensions and facial and body waxing services. During her time as an owner, she trained artists on facial and body waxing and eyelash extensions. Julie puts her clients’ safety and well-being first before beginning any service by performing a thorough consultation.
Christina Edelen | @beautyandtheblemish
Christina is a Virginia licensed esthetician. After suffering from years of acne, she left her career in government contracting to pursue her true passion, skincare. Working through her own skin concerns has given her the ability to work closely and empathetically with clients to use multiple modaities to achieve the skin of their dreams. Her specialized knowledge, training and education, and experience helps her assist clients in chosing the most effective treatments available.
Kaitlin is a trained and licensed esthetician who completed her certification and boards from the Aveda Institute in Denver. She moved back to the DMV where she was born and raised to be closer to her family. Her services include full body waxing, facials, lymphatic drainage and more. After struggling and overcoming adult acne herself, Kaitlin made it her mission to educate herself on the different types of skin, the way ingredients interact with each other, and why our skin responds the way it does. She enhanced her knowledge and studied different healing methods in order to feel more comfortable in her own skin, and in turn brings this knowledge to her clients. Kaitlin continues to broaden her education and is constantly learning how to enhance everyones beauty mentally and physically.
Breanna Brown | @littlehoneybree
Breanna is an esthetician, lash technician and makeup artist. She has been in the beauty industry for over 5 years. Starting off as a Makeup artist and YouTube beauty and skincare Guru she quickly gained recognition through her knowledge and passion for the industry and has been recognized nationally on “The Steve Harvey Show” as a Beauty Expert to watch. She became a certified Lash Technician in 2017 and then went on to attend Esthetics school in 2018. Breanna is an advocate for overall health and wellness. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from George Mason University. She utilizes her knowledge from her university degree in combination with her abundance of esthetic training and certifications to give each of her clients a comprehensive treatment that aids in improving their skin and body health and wellness. Helping people feel and look their best from the inside to outside!
Breanna Carozza | @breanna.carozza
Breanna is an NCC board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in cosmetic injectables located in the DMV area. She earned her BS in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin, and has over 7 years experience in the health care field. She went on to complete a Master of Science in Nursing specializing in Women's Health and Midwifery from Georgetown University in 2017. Breanna decided to widen her scope of practice to include aesthetics medicine as a way to combine her years of medical practice with her eye for subtle and unique beauty. When she isn't working she can be found at the National Gallery of Art indulging in the latest exhibit, at Politics and Prose listening to an author give a book talk, at the Kennedy Center watching a ballet or at a salsa club with her husband, dancing the night away.
Joy Stafford | @joystafford
Joy is an experienced Master Esthetician and certified laser technician. Joy began her career in the skin care industry while attending high school by completing a make-up artistry certification. She has managed a Medispa for three years while studying to earn her Esthetics license. After graduating and passing her esthetic boards she completed a laser certification course. She continues to take classes and workshops regularly to stay abreast of the technological advances in the esthetics field. Her specialty is advance treatments for multicultural skin including laser, chemical peels and other modalities. Her passion for skin care allows for new fresh ideas for all skin types and concerns.